Monday, September 19, 2011

Don't forget Austin in recruiting jobs, report says

By Kirk Ladendorf

When the experts go looking for new jobs to bring to Austin, California is a prime hunting ground.

But an economic development consultant advised the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce that another important source of job growth is already here: companies that are doing business in town right now.

Those companies also need to be recruited to expand here, and their business concerns need to be addressed, consultant Market Street Services Inc. of Atlanta concluded in an updated report on Austin's economic development strategy. More here.

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